The elegance, romance and magic of Amadeus Mozart’s music have been perfectly blended in physical form in the prestigious AMADEUS PREMIUM river fleet, among the finest vessels to ply the waterways of Europe. Meticulously crafted by Europe’s finest shipbuilders, these deluxe ships combine comfortable accommodations and exceptional service with state-of-the-art technology to provide an ideal base for exploring the natural and historical treasures of Europe’s rivers and canals.

Each ship offers approximately 76 outside staterooms and suites tastefully appointed in classic styles (from 160 square feet). Staterooms are furnished with two twin beds (convertible to one double bed) and have individually controlled air conditioning, private bathroom facilities with shower, telephone, television and writing desk. Many staterooms feature glass sliding doors and French balconies.

All meals are served in a single open seating in the elegant dining room where highly skilled chefs prepare Gourmet Continental cuisine featuring local ingredients. Passengers can enjoy picturesque views of passing landscapes through floor-to-ceiling dining room windows.

Facilities and services typically include two bars, sun deck, hair salon, boutique and a fitness center.

The English-speaking crews aboard Amadeus vessels provide the highest level of personalized service and the warmest hospitality. Each ship also meets the highest international, environmental and safety standards.

Danube River and the Cultural Treasures of Central Europe


Danube River and the Cultural Treasures of Central Europe        
July 14 - 27, 2011

Join us on this exclusive 14-day journey from Passau to Budapest, Prague and Kraków, through five countries in the heart of Central Europe, once the glorious realm of Habsburg Emperors, a land of exceptional beauty, where soaring Gothic cathedrals tower above medieval cities, ornate Baroque churches look out over peaceful country towns and the Danube River carves through lush hills, valleys, vineyards and forests. In Passau, embark one of the deluxe vessels of the prestigious AMADEUS PREMIUM FLEET for the seven-night cruise past pristine storybook villages and medieval castles, stopping en route in Budapest, Hungary; Bratislava, Slovakia; Spitz, Vienna and Melk, Austria. This carefully designed and comprehensive itinerary features visits to five UNESCO World Heritage sites and extended time in the medieval gems of Prague (three nights), Ceský Krumlov and Kraków (two nights)—virtual open-air museums of Central European history and architecture. In addition, a scenic rail journey transports you across the rolling hills and woodlands of the Czech Republic and into Poland. Extend your Habsburg experience with a two-night Munich Pre-Program and/or a two-night Warsaw Post-Program.






Visit five countries and five UNESCO World Heritage sites during this custom-designed, comprehensive 14-day journey through the legendary Habsburg Empire.

Enjoy seven-nights’ cruise accommodations aboard the prestigious AMADEUS PREMIUM river fleet, whose deluxe vessels are among the finest to ply the waterways of Europe.

Explore the cultural and scenic treasures of the heart of Central Europe on this truly unique itinerary featuring a combination of river, rail and land.

Revel in the beauty of the scenic Central European countryside––a land of exceptional natural and man-made beauty––as you cruise the legendary “Blue Danube” from Passau, Germany; Spitz, Austria; Budapest and Esztergon, Hungary, stopping in Bratislava, Slovakia and Vienna and Melk, Austria.

Following your cruise, spend three nights in fascinating, medieval Prague, and two nights in the historic Polish city of Kraków.

Cost  Special Tulane pricing is from approximately $3595 per person, plus airfare and based on double occupancy.

Booking  For booking information please contact Thomas P. Gohagan at 800-922-3088, or  Tulane Alumni Travel at 877-488-5263.

Specific trip details (itinerary, meals, sightseeing & accommodations) will be published in the brochure.

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